23275 PLN02688Thalassiosira pseudonana
GO:0004735 GO:0006561 -
pyrroline-5-carboxylate reductase activity
Catalysis of the reaction: L-proline + NADP+ = 1-pyrroline-5-carboxylate + NADPH + H+.
proline biosynthetic process
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of proline (pyrrolidine-2-carboxylic acid), a chiral, cyclic, nonessential alpha-amino acid found in peptide linkage in proteins.